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ECA Freestyle European Championships starts today

The GB Freestyle team is in action over the next four days at the ECA Canoe Freestyle European Championships in Vaires-sur-Marne, France.

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The competition kicks off today with the qualification events for the men’s kayak and canoe decked events, which will be followed on Thursday with the women's senior K1 heats as well as the men's kayak junior qualifications.

On Friday, the semi-finals get underway, with the men’s senior and junior kayak events, women’s junior kayak and men’s canoe decked events all scheduled. 

The Championships will conclude on Saturday with finals in the five medal events.

The 19-strong British team is spearheaded by Ottilie Robinson-Shaw. The two-time junior freestyle world champion won her first European title in 2018.

The GB Freestyle team comprises:

Men’s Kayak Surface     

James Bebbington, Rob Crowe, Alan Ward, Harry Price, Gav Barker

Women’s Kayak Surface

Kim Aldred, Lowri Davies, Ottilie Robinson-Shaw, Emma Witherford, Heidi Walsh, 

Men’s Junior Kayak Surface

Toby Marlow, Ben Higson, Patrick Kyle

Women’s Junior Kayak Surface

Jennifer Leal, Rebekah Green, Charlee Aldred

Men’s Canoe Decked Surface

Matthew Stephenson, James Ibbotson, Adam Ramandan

How can you follow?

Live Stream - Live coverage of the racing will be available here

Competition Channels - Results, schedule and website info can all be found here

British Canoeing Channels -  Round ups of each day's action will be available on the British Canoeing website